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The Department of Art and Design Education has been preparing professionals to lead the field of art and design education K-12 for more than a century. Students come from across the country and the globe, from a variety of different backgrounds, and connect in our classrooms and studios to create a diverse community of learners. Faculty are active practitioners in schools and community organizations in New York City, nationally and internationally renowned artists and designers, and published researchers and teachers. We are dedicated to offering a quality education that nurtures the academic goals of our students. Our gallery space, the Nancy Ross Project Space, is utilized throughout the year to mount individual and group exhibitions; the Saturday Art School, our historic laboratory for teaching and learning, has served Brooklyn’s many neighborhoods for over 100 years, and our lecture series introduces our students to thought leaders in K-12 art and design education and beyond. Our graduates teach in schools, museums and community-based organizations or go on to attend graduate or doctoral programs.